12 January 2018
Balasore: A 22-yr-old youth identified as Jaga Jena has been arrested for raping a minor girl in broad daylight in Balasore district. This incident has sent shock waves in Bageipur village of Baunsagadia panchayat under Khaira police station.
According to sources, the minor girl was dragged to an isolated place by the accused youth when she had gone to the forest to collect firewood. He fled the spot after allegedly raping her.
When the girl came and narrated her ordeal, her father had lodged an FIR in the Khaira PS against the youth who also belong to the same village.
IIC Lopamudra Nayak acted promptly and arrested the accused. Both the accused and the victim have been sent for medical examination. The police are investigating the case.